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Saturday, 8 December 2012

The Watchers' Advent Calendar: 8th December

Day 8 of The Watchers' Advent Calendar (one-third of the way through) and today's choice is something a little bit more traditional...

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The Snowman (1982)

A perennial Christmas favourite, this short film (only 26 minutes or so) based on Raymond Briggs' book about a young boy who makes a snowman which comes to life on Christmas Eve has charmed its way into the hearts of a generation of children. 

It is famous for the song 'Walking In The Air', made famous by Welsh chorister Aled Jones:

If you would like to see the whole film, click here or here to see it.

After thirty years, this Christmas will see a sequel to The Snowman on TV- called The Snowman And The Snowdog:

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Come back tomorrow for something a little different...

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